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GES 2017 Entrepreneur Application

We welcome your application to participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place November 28-30, 2017 in Hyderabad, India.

GES is focused on bringing together entrepreneurs who are growing their ventures and investors who are making debt or equity investments.  Entrepreneurs will represent a diverse range of geographies, industries, business size and scalability.

This application is intended for individuals who have been nominated to apply to the GES; please do not share the link. Please note: entrepreneurs from India will be selected through a separate process.

Please note that your submission does not constitute approval/acceptance.  You will be notified only if you are accepted as a GES participant. Funding for your participation in this event is not guaranteed. If you do not receive correspondence by September 22, you have not been selected.  We encourage you to check the GES website and social media platforms for other ways to engage.

UPDATE (9/22/2017): Applicants should expect to be notified of selection results the week of September 25.


Steps to Complete Your Application

  • Step 1: Login or Create a New Profile [CLICK HERE]
  • Step 2: Access Application [CLICK HERE]
  • Step 3: Complete all *Required Questions

Any issues, use the contact form [CLICK HERE].


Privacy Act Statement

AUTHORITY: The information on this form is requested under the authority of 22 U.S.C. §4802(b), 31 U.S.C. § 1342, 22 CFR § 71.1 and 22 CFR § 71.6.

PURPOSE: This information is collected to verify applicants who are foreign and U.S. entrepreneurs who have applied to participate in the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

ROUTINE USES: The information on this form may be shared with the GES 2017 selection committee and certain U.S. government officials. More information on the Routine Uses for the system can be found in the System of Records Notice State-33 , Protocol Records.

DISCLOSURE: Responding to this survey is purely voluntary. Failure to provide the information requested on this form may result in the applicant’s inability to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.